Calling all lepidopterists! I think this butterfly is either a Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos) or Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis); the former seems more likely than the latter. Anyone care to offer an expert opinion? Thank you!
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Lat: 38.75, Long: -77.08
Spotted on Jul 28, 2012
Submitted on Aug 9, 2012